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Classic Per. In Asia

TermDefinition
Confucious Chinese philosopher and teacher
The Analects A book of Confucius's teachings compiled by his students
Filial Piety a virtue of respect for one's parents, elders, and ancestors
Five Key Relationships Confucian belief that every relationship is superior to inferior except friendships, which are equal Ruler/subject, parent/child, husband/wife, elder bro./younger bro., friend = friend
Legalism the Chinese belief that people were bad by nature and needed to be controlled
Confucionism A philosophy that emphasized respect of elders, polite behavior, and concern for others
Hanfeizi founder of legalism and believed that harsh punishments were the only way to control people
Daoism a Chinese philosophy that emphasizes living in harmony with nature
Laozi Founder of Daoism
Dao The way The mysterious origin of the universe, which is present and visible in everything
Tao Te Ching Way of the Dao" - short work with chief ideas of Daoism
Shi Huangdi "First Emperor," Legalist, Founder of the brief Qin dynasty in 221 B.C.E.
The Great Wall Built by Shi Huangdi (Qin) to defend their land against nomadic invaders from the north.
Wudi Chinese emperor who brought the Han dynasty to its greatest strength
The Silk Road Connected China, India, and the Middle East. Traded goods and helped to spread culture.
Siddhartha Gautama Founder of Buddhism
Four Noble Truths as taught by the Buddha, the four basic beliefs that form the foundation of Buddhism 1. Life is suffering 2. Suffering is caused by desire 3. Desire can end (nirvana) 4. The eightfold path is the way to end desire
Nirvana in Buddhism, the release from pain and suffering achieved after enlightenment
Eightfold Path as taught by the Buddha, the path one must follow to achieve nirvana the Middle Way between desires and self-denial;
Mauryan Empire (321-185 BCE) This was the first centralized empire of India whose founder was Chandragupta Maurya.
Asoka Maurya emperor who converted to Buddhism
Gupta Dynasty Family who ruled India during it's golden age, advances in arts/ science.
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